Three officers shot and killed Justin Cairns, 21, on the front porch of his home last May. The prosecutor’s office says he disregarded their commands; told them, “Shoot me”; and then reached for something in his waistband, which turned out to be a cell phone.
Cairns was wanted in the shooting of Cyrus C. Jones, 33, earlier that morning.
The prosecutor’s office says the three officers — Jake Jensen, Danny Lesser and Adam Valdez — believed they were in mortal danger. Each fired multiple shots from their rifles.
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